Phun tshogs dbang rgyal.
with Yaks: Shouts and Whistles. Asian Highlands Perspectives 58.
herders have a close relationship with livestock, which gives them a rich
knowledge of livestock, especially yaks. This article introduces fundamental
and broad categories of yaks and how Tibetan herders use both shouts and whistles
to herd, drive, and communicate with yaks. This paper is an initial effort to
document these unique languages of sounds that communicate across species,
focusing on the Upper Gtsang lha sde Community in
Gtsang a rig - a sub-tribe of the A rig Tribe, officially
known as Ska chung (Gaqun) Community, located in Nyin
mtha' (Ningmute) Township, Hi nan (Henan) Mongolian Autonomous County, Rma lho
(Huangnan) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Mtsho sngon (Qinghai) Province, PR China.